South Carolina history


Eastern woodland Indians

800 - 1492

The Eastern Woodland Indian were made up of many tribes.

Cotton trade


Is when they trade the cotton to different country's or states

port royal


was a city located at the end of the palisadoes.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside what is now United States territory.

Triangle Slave Trade

1600 - 1900

The Portuguese were the first to engage in the New World slave trade, and others soon followed.


1600 - 1800

Mercantilism is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the military security of the country.Mercantilism was the dominant school of thought in Europe.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

Before independence, the thirteen were part of a larger set of colonies in British America.

Proprietary Colony

1629 - 1729

A proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals, usually land owners, remaining subject to their parent state's sanctions.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

The best land for rice is a wet, deep, miry soil.The early Romans used indigo to dye cloth.

Tea Act

1714 - 1800

The Tea Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

It was conflict between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and various Native American Indian tribes.

Royal Colony

1729 - 1775

During the Royal Period, South Carolinians observed a minimalistic royal management of their colony.

Stono Rebellion


The Stono Rebellion occurred near the Stono River, about 20 miles from Charleston, South Carolina.

Slaves codes

1740 - 1860

They were laws in each US senate

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The war was fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

the Cherokee had turned on their British allies at the outbreak of the Yamasee War.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

The Sugar Act, also known as the American Revenue Act or the American Duties Act.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

The purpose of the tax was to help pay for troops stationed in North America after the British victory.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

There were several different publications and petitions circulated to promote the end of taxation and other issues.

Denmark vesey plot

1767 - 1822

It was an African Caribbean who was famous for planing slaves rebellion

Sons of Liberty


The group was formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to take to the streets against the taxes by the British government.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The American Revolutionary War is also known as the American War of Independence.

Declaration of Independence


The purpose was to explain the separation from Great Britain.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1868

The Constitution of the State of South Carolina is the governing document of the U.S.

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

the articles of confederation is replaced with the us constitution.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

The battle was between the British and the United States and the British won.

Battle of Kings Mountain


The battle was between the loyalist and the patriots.

Battle of Cowpens


The battle took place in part of southern campaign. The Cowpens won the battle.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


In the battle they kill 85 people.

3/5 Compromise


the 3/5 Compromise is a compromise between southern and nothern state.

Commerce compromise


Fifty five delegates met at the constitutional in philadelphia.


1787 - 1788

The constitution it's a document to protect our freedom.

Great compromise


The great compromise was an agreement made with delegates to the constitutional.

Cotton gin


Is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton.

Plantation system


Is a economy that is based or agriculture mass production.

Embargo act


The embargo act was against Great Britain and France during the napoleonic wars

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

It was like the second war of independence.

nulllification controversy

1820 - 1870

it was a major milestone in the national debate.

William t Sherman

1820 - 1891

Was an American soldier business man educator and author.

abolitionist movement

1830 - 1870

abolitionast was a movement to end slavery.

Robert smalls

1839 - 1915

Was an enslaves African American who during and after the American civil war became a ships pilot sea captain and politician.

kansas nebraska act


it create territorries of kansas and nebraska.

dred scott decision


dred scott decision had the effect of widening the political and social.

cival war

1861 - 1865

it was a four years combat.

ft sumter


was the bombardment and surrender of fort sumter.

creation of the confederate states of america

1861 - 1865

was a governtment set up by a number of southern slaves states.

Lincoln assassination


The assassination was planned and carried out by the well known stage actor John Wilkes booth.

Total war


Is a war in which belligerent angages in the complete mobilization.



is typically refers to state secession.